food-prices

July 4th celebrations are synonymous with backyard barbecues, but with the price of many BBQ items soaring, Americans may want to watch what goes on the grill this summer.
Like the dotcom burst and the subprime mortgage crash, Wall Street speculators are driving a food commodities bubble to its breaking point. If it bursts, high food prices could become the new norm, impacting wallets and bellies everywhere
For you and me, it likely means that our favorite breakfast sandwich has a higher price tag. But for the world's poorest people, even the slightest price increase can force families to sell the few assets they have and pull their children out school.
Being a bit frugal can help us to make more conscious choices, not just for our health, but for the health of our planet, too.
The summer from hell continues to bring wave after wave of extreme weather events, and each one provides yet another example of what climate change is doing to our families and businesses.
With continued pressure on the economy more men and women will be choosing to eat at home to save money, which has happened before -- but this time around expect a twist.
Innovation is key to growth for food companies, and adds excitement and many benefits for the purchasers of these products. However, I question whether repurposing funds is the way to go.
Grain remains the foundation of the world's diet. It's important that we identify and implement more sustainable strategies in grain production, and prioritize grain availability for those who need it most.